Posted by Alonzo on Thursday, March 11, 2010 at 1:47pm.
Rosea drives her car 30 kilometers to the train station, where she boards a train to complete her trip. The total trip is 120 kilometers. The average speed of the train is 20 kilometers per hour faster than that of the car. At what speed must she drive her car if the total time for the trip is less than 2.5 hours?

Precalculus  FredR, Thursday, March 11, 2010 at 8:09pm
distance = velocity x time or
time = distance / velocity
total time=d1/v1+d2/v2=2.5 hrs (1)
where d1 = car distance = 30 (2)
v1 = car speed
d2 = train distance = 120  d1 (3)
v2 = train velocity = v1+20 (4)
combine (1), (2), (3), and (4) and solve for v1

elementary  Anonymous, Thursday, March 10, 2011 at 7:34pm
300 and 200000

Precalculus  laura, Saturday, December 3, 2011 at 3:57pm
idk can you show me how please
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